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Active Start

From 0-6 years, boys and girls need to be engaged in daily active play. Through play and movement, they develop the fundamental movement skills and learn how to link them together. At this stage developmentally appropriate activities will help participants feel competent and comfortable participating in a variety of fun and challenging activities and games.…
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Train to Train

Athletes enter the Train to Train stage when they have developed proficiency in the athlete development performance components (physical, technical-tactical, mental, and emotional). Rapid physical growth, the development of sporting capability, and commitment occurs in this stage. Athletes will generally specialize in one sport towards the end of the stage.  A progression from local to…
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Awareness and First Involvement

To engage in sport and physical activity, individuals must be aware of what opportunities exist for them, and when they try an activity for the first time, it is critical that the experience is positive. That is why Sport for Life emphasizes the two pre-stages of Awareness and First Involvement. Awareness Pre-Stage Awareness promotes an…
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Indigenous Peoples

[mp_row] [mp_span col="12"] The Situation in Canada Sport means different things to different Indigenous peoples and groups. For many Indigenous peoples, the primary purpose of sport is to build self-esteem among youth. Sport and activity gives youth a sense of purpose and direction, and, in some cases, helps them to engage in more appropriate activity…
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Privacy Statement

We are committed to protecting your privacy and the security of information you provide to us. Sport for Life Society will not sell, rent, lease or disclose customer information to third parties unless required by law or unless you provide consent to such a disclosure. Other terms of Sport for Life’s Privacy Statement are as…
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Health Practitioners

The Situation in Canada People living physically active lifestyles will lead to healthier communities through injury prevention and general health and wellness. The overlap between the sport, recreation, education, and health sectors not only helps with the integration of facilities and the delivery of quality sport and physical activity programming, but it ultimately leads to…
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RBC Learn to Play

Sport for Life Society has partnered with ParticipACTION to develop quality sport and physical literacy programming along with intentional sector collaboration in 190 communities across Canada through funding support of over $3 million to date. Goal Teaching kids the basic skills they need to participate in youth sport and recreation programs. The goal is to…
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St-Lucia National Olympic Committee

A program to introduce key leaders in Saint Lucia to the foundation concepts of Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD) and a plan to engage stakeholders (sport policy makers, key leaders, technical experts) in the development of a Legacy Plan to ensure the growth of sport in the country. This sport plan or “blueprint” will guide the…
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Physical Literacy Curriculum Development in Andhra Pradesh

Sport for Life (Canada) in conjunction with Training Excellence and Sports for Life India are revamping the physical education curriculum for the state of Andhra Pradesh. Physical literacy is the main focus with movement, happiness, and success being the by-products. Sport for Life will provide lesson plans, a teacher trainer workshop guide, and a parent…
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Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees Sport for Life Project – CANOC

Sport for life Society has designed and is delivering a comprehensive program of Long-Term Athlete Development knowledge, modeling, system development to advance education and strategy. Using a combination of in and out of country consultations, Sport for Life Society is working with local officials and sport leaders to create, implement and monitor sport specific and…
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